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How to Read Your Bill

Use this list to understand your billing statement.

Items on your statement include a brief description, and the corresponding amount appears in either the payments/ credits or charges column.

See a sample billing statement (PDF).

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Registration fees

(for Fall , Winter, and Spring quarters)

  • Undergraduate quarterly fees include:
    • Non-resident Supplemental Tuition fee
    • Student Services fee
    • Tuition (formerly Education fee)
    • Campus activity fee
    • University Center fee
    • Recreation facility fee
    • ICA activity fee
    • Mandatory health insurance
    • College activity fee
  • Graduate quarterly fees include:
    • Non-resident Supplemental Tuition fee
    • Student Services fee
    • Tuition (formerly Education fee)
    • Graduate Student Association fee
    • University Center fee
    • Recreation facility fee
    • Mandatory health insurance
  • More information on registration fees

Questions? Contact the Registrar's Office, (858) 534-3150.

Mandatory health insurance (USHIP)

(for Fall, Spring, and Winter quarters)

You have the mandatory health insurance (SHIP) fee included with mandatory registration fees each quarter, and this is your current charge.

Questions? Contact the Student Health Service office (undergrads/grads), (858) 822-5980.

Exempt health insurance (USHIP) or grad student health insurance waiver

You requested a waiver of the mandatory health insurance (SHIP), and it was accepted.

Questions? Contact the Student Health Service office (undergrads/grads), (858) 822-5980.

Deferment of registration charge

You signed up for the Triton Registration Installment Plan (TRIP), so the amount you see is 2/3 of your total registration fees and will be billed later in the quarter.

Questions? Contact Student Business Services, (858) 822-4727.

TRIP repayment installment

You signed up for TRIP, and this is the amount of one of your installments.

Questions? Contact Student Business Services, (858) 822-4727.

Deferred registration payment plan fee

You are enrolled in TRIP, and the non-refundable quarterly application fee of $30 for residents and $45 for non-residents is due with the first installment.

Questions? Contact Student Business Services, (858) 822-4727.

Monthly pay plan for housing and meals

You selected the monthly installment payment plan for undergraduate housing and dining fees, and this is your current charge.

Questions? Or to sign up for the installment plan, contact the Housing Office, (858) 534-4010.

Quarterly pay plan for housing and meals

You selected the quarterly installment payment plan for undergraduate housing and dining fees, and this is your current charge.

Questions? Or to sign up for the installment plan, contact the Housing Office, (858) 534-4010.

Refund of housing deposit and other payments

You will receive a refund of your housing deposit or other housing payment either by check or direct deposit to your account.

Questions? Contact Contact the Housing Office, (858) 534-4010.

Financial aid refund check of direct deposit

A financial aid refund has been processed and is on its way either by check to your current address or via direct deposit to your account.

Questions? Contact Student Business Services, (858) 822-4727.

Refund of cash or check overpayment

You made a cash or check overpayment and requested a refund which you will receive either by check to your current address or direct deposit to your account.

Questions? Contact Student Business Services, (858) 822-4727.

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